Child Study Training – Fall 2022

Last updated: September 26, 2022
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Child Study is a Montessori-based approach to MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) and RTI (Response to Intervention). This 9-week online training prepares educators to implement the Child Study Protocol in their school.

Session topics include:

  • Fully-implemented Montessori practice
  • Family communication & partnerships
  • Guidelines to writing student goals
  • Examples and case studies for student accommodations and interventions for academic and socioemotional needs
  • Data-driven planning and interventions
  • Strategies for student emotional support
  • Trauma-informed in-class practices

Child Study Training includes readings, videos, written assignments, and 6 live sessions. The course will begin with an asynchronous module available from September 22nd. Live sessions are Thursdays from 4-5:30pm ET on the following dates:

  • October 6
  • October 13
  • October 20
  • October 27
  • November 10
  • November 17

Participants who successfully complete the course will be eligible to request Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Loyola University Maryland.

Paying by check: We accept payment via most credit cards. To request to pay by check, use this form. You will not be registered until your check has been received. Once your check has been received, we will enter your registration for the event and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact

Photos and Video: NCMPS may take photos or record video during this event. By participating in this event, you consent to your likeness being used for promotional purposes without compensation, and you release NCMPS from any liability related to this use. If you do not want your likeness used in this way, you may inform the event staff, and NCMPS will make its best effort to prevent such use.

Attendance Policy: To receive a certificate for NCMPS professional learning offerings we require participants to attend 80% of live sessions (typically this allows for two missed sessions).

About the instructor:

María Carvajal has 20 years of experience in teaching, educational research, consulting, mentorship, and program management in El Salvador, Mexico, Spain, and the U.S. She is an AMI elementary guide with primary teaching experience, and holds a B.A. and M.A. in Humanities from the University of Navarra and a M.Ed. in Montessori Elementary Education from Loyola University Maryland. María’s professional interests include trauma-informed care, English learner education, and early intervention.

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